24 Million Poor Nigerians Will Each Get N5,000 For Six Months –FG - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

24 Million Poor Nigerians Will Each Get N5,000 For Six Months –FG

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Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management And Social Development, Sadiya Farouq says the Federal Government has identified about 24.3 million poor Nigerians who would each get N5,000 for a period of six months.

This is according to a statement issued by her aide, Nneka Anibeze.

“According to records, about 24.3 million poor and vulnerable individuals were identified at the end of 2020 and registered into the National Social Register.

“Each beneficiary will receive N5,000 for a period of six months,” the statement said